About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

food 17 Dec 2014

Stew Leonard Jr., of the beloved Stew Leonard's grocery stores, talks holiday shopping.

design 15 Dec 2014

Adam Goldstein on design that shows the touch of the human hand.

style 10 Dec 2014

Katie Doyle & Jay Hallstein prove that basic is beautiful.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.